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Re: flocculents and fish

> Date: Thu, 07 Jan 1999 09:17:37 -0800
> From: Roxanne Bittman <RBITTMAN at hq_dfg.ca.gov>
> Subject: flocculents and fish


> Do you more fish-oriented types know why these
> flocculents seem to have this bad effect?  Are the
> flocculated particles clogging their gills?  

IMHO, flocculants (and their cousin, silica gel, as used in table salt)
can be very hard on some high-respiration-rate fish. I think they do
coat the gills, and perhaps clog the digestive system.


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